Document / Publication
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Development Asia, May 2014:
This issue of Development Asia discusses the approaches of integrating disaster safeguards into national economic plans and further actions for reducing risks in one of Asia’s most disaster-affected countries (Philippines). It also provides insights into how the region’s economic growth could suffer unless it acts collectively on disaster risk.
This issue contains: (i) Race against Time; (ii) Situation Report; (iii) From Aceh to Tacloban; (iv) Q&A: Philippines President Benigno Aquino III; (v) Aid Watch; (vi) Accounting for Nature.